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Mastering Delegation: The Key to Leadership Greatness

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leadership  ✺  delegate  ✺  delegation  ✺  mentorship  ✺  coaching  ✺  growth

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well.

7 proven tips to delegate the RIGHT WAY - in collaboration with Harry Karydes:

1/ Trust is a Must:

➜ Believe in your team's abilities and let them take charge.
➜ Give them the autonomy to make decisions and drive results.
➜ Be willing to let go and resist the urge to micromanage.

2/ Clarity is King:

➜ Clearly define tasks, expectations, and deadlines to set your team up for success.
➜ Provide all necessary resources, information, and context.
➜ Ask if they have any questions and help them feel comfortable talking to you.

3/ Play to Their Strengths:

➜ Align tasks with individual strengths, interests, and development areas.
➜ Make sure everyone has a fair share of work and chances to grow.
➜ Critically evaluate the necessity of each task before delegating.

4/ Freedom to Fly:

➜ Empower your team to approach tasks their way.
➜ Encourage problem-solving, creativity, and independent decision-making.
➜ Resist the temptation to control every aspect and trust in their capabilities.

5/ Check-in:

➜ Establish regular check-ins to monitor progress and provide support.
➜ Offer help and feedback without taking over their tasks.
➜ Celebrate their progress and successes along the way.

6/ Celebrate:

➜ Acknowledge and appreciate the efforts and achievements of your team.
➜ Give credit where it's due and celebrate individual and collective successes.
➜ Show genuine gratitude for their contributions.

7/ Growth is the Goal:

➜ Use delegation to help your team learn and develop new skills.
➜ Give them challenges that help them step out of their comfort zone.
➜ Offer mentorship, coaching, and resources to support their continuous learning.

PS: Remember, delegation does not mean abdication. Accountability remains with you.


Skillsets: Future of Work

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